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This is Your Life: Duke Kahanamoku (Father of Surfing)


Published 1957


This is Your Life: Duke Kahanamoku
Hawaiian Olympic swimmer who won three gold and two silver medals. He is also considered the father of surfing due to his promotion of the sport, greatly increasing its popularity.
First broadcast live on NBC TV on February 20th 1957.


Run time 24:49
Producer Ralph Edwards
Audio/Visual sound, Black & White

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Reviewer: richgoup - - June 10, 2012
Subject: Duke Kahanamoku (This Is Your Life).
Original air date: 20 Frbruary 1957.
Cast: George Center, David Kahanamoku, Duke Kahanamoku, Sam Kahanamoku, Ludy Langer, Michael McDermott and Johnny Weissmuller.
From IMDB.
It is like a realty-show, but with a script written and rehearsed. It could ber brighter if the Master of Ceremony would doing a better job. There is good guests but they look like dummies. Who cares...
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